Information for workers
COVID-19 related unemployment, health & safety, and caregiving.
Latest pandemic benefits update
NJ saw a 41% drop in new unemployment applications last week.
Guidance for businesses
Information about tax rates and bringing back workers in the wake of COVID-19.
Unemployment insurance gives financial support to people who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. Claiming benefits online is easy, fast and secure.
Employer Accounts provides information for employers regarding filing due dates, interest and penalties, penalty abatement, voluntary contributions, and more.
This division enforces labor laws that address conditions of employment and wages, including overtime, payroll deductions, benefits, hours of work, breaks, holiday pay, employment certificates for minors, etc.
This new site offers comprehensive resources and claim information for those temporarily unable to work due to illness, injury, pregnancy, family bonding, or caring for a sick or injured family member.
The Task Force is charged with annually producing a report of its findings. Read the full report here.
The Division of Public Safety and Occupational Safety and Health enforces laws and regulations that provide for safe working conditions throughout New Jersey's public and private sector.
The new law requires employers to equip housekeeping and other staff with panic devices when they work in a guest room without any other employees present.
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) works to match the strengths and capabilities of individuals with disabilities to meaningful employment, training, and support opportunities.
This page features up-to-date information on the laws, rules, public notices, and Final Administrative Decisions of the Commissioner.
Access reports, information and data tools related to New Jersey’s economy and key industry sectors.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I report a violation of my rights?
Where can I look for a job in New Jersey?
Where can I learn about the new Earned Sick law?
Am I eligible for unemployment?
How can I report fraud?
When can I see the latest unemployment data?
Where can I find informative posters for employers?